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World Series Game 2 Overnight Rating Projects Primetime Win For Fox, Up From Game 1

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

Fox earned an 8.8 overnight rating for the Royals’ 7-2 win over the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series last night, projecting a win for the network in primetime. While down 7% from a 9.5 overnight for Red Sox-Cardinals Game 2 in ’13, which aired on a Thursday night, last night’...

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01/23/96
ASTROS DEBUT ADVERTISING FOR '96 SEASON TICKET CAMPAIGN

As part of their ''96 Season Ticket Campaign, the Astros debuted a series of TV spots yesterday featuring four prominent residents and Astros fans: President and Mrs. Bush, former Oilers Coach Bum Phi

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets

01/23/96
JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF KEEPING RAIDERS RECORDS PRIVATE

In a three-page decision filed Friday, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Ronald Sabraw ruled that the Oakland Football Marketing Association (OFMA) does not fall under the CA Public Records Act, acc

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

01/23/96
THE LATEST FROM TAMPA: NATIVES GETTING RESTLESS WITH BUCS

Tampa stadium backers believe Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer''s "increasingly obstinate stance" over stadium issues stems from the fact the team is trying to meet all NFL rules to move, according to the TA

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

01/23/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Wichita Wings President and GM Roy Turner estimates the only publicly-owned team in the NPSL will lose $100,000 this season while it looks for a buyer (Baltimore SUN, 1/23)....The Falcons are expected

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01/22/96
FRANCHISE NOTES: AFTERMATH OF DISNEY'S ANGELS PURCHASE

Angels Owner Gene Autry, after selling 25% of the Angels to Disney, said he and his wife intend to remain as involved with the team as they were before the sale. But Disney Sports is expected to engag

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney

01/22/96
BUCS RESUME TALKS WITH TAMPA OFFICIALS ON STADIUM ISSUE

Following their last meeting on January 12, officials from the Bucs and Tampa plan to meet again as early as this week, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The talks come even though the Bucs have publicl

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

01/22/96
NHL TAKES FOR SALE SIGNS DOWN IN WINNIPEG AND DALLAS

On Friday, the NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the Jets to a group headed by Richard Burke and Steven Gluckstern, as well as relocation of the team to Phoenix. The Board also approved the

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, New York Jets, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

01/22/96
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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises

01/22/96
WHO'S GOING TO PAY WHEN MICHAEL JORDAN'S CONTRACT EXPIRES?

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Tags: Chicago Bulls, Franchises, Indiana Pacers, NBA, Nike

01/19/96
FORMER EMPLOYEE CLAIMS SUPPORT IN CLAIMS AGAINST MAGIC

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